Available Positions

Full-time Assistant Brewer

We’re looking for a full-time Assistant Brewer to join our award-winning brewery in San Rafael, CA. We enjoy brewing a wide variety of beer styles and creative experiments while also producing high quality classics. This position will consist primarily of brewing and cellaring but will also involve a little bit of everything. We run a lean but growing brewery so flexibility and hustle are required. We have a 15-bbl brewhouse and have a small but varied spirit and sour barrel program.

 

We’re looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Strong work ethic

  • A passion for beer

  • Detail-oriented

  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken)

  • Excellent multitasking skills

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all functions related to brewing and cellar-work, including (but not limited to), yeast management, malt milling, cleaning/sanitizing kegs, packaging beer, tank transfers, gravity readings, and clean-in-place (CIP)

  • Clean, organize, clean, organize, clean

  • Conduct sensory evaluation

  • Follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment at all times

  • Perform quality assurance, including detailed record keeping

  • Represent the brewery at festivals and promotional events

  • Occasional beer deliveries

  • Maintain taproom beer inventory

  • Thoroughly document brew days, cellaring, etc.

  • Additional miscellaneous tasks as needed

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Homebrewing experience at a minimum

  • Able to work well with a team

  • Able to take direction and follow standard operating procedures

  • Able to lift heavy objects safely, including 175 lb kegs and 55lb sacks of malt repeatedly

  • Able to bend, twist, crouch, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces

  • Able to work safely with chemicals, pumps, hot water and high pressure

  • Flexibility with work tasks, hours, and availability

  • Hard working, self motivated, positive attitude

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional brewing experience or training

  • Impeccable sanitary practices

  • General mechanical aptitude and proficiency with repairs

  • Understanding of brewing chemicals and chemical safety

  • Proficient in Google Sheets/Excel

  • Cicerone certification of any level

  • Ability to operate manual pallet jack
     

This position is full time with possible limited overtime. Wage commensurate with experience. 

To apply: send an email with resume as an attachment to info@pondfarmbrewing.com

Part-Time Salesperson & Delivery Driver

We’re looking for a part-time Salesperson & Delivery Driver to join our award-winning brewery in San Rafael, CA. We enjoy brewing a wide variety of beer styles and creative experiments while also producing high quality classics and we want someone who’s excited about our beer, brand, and community. We maintain a variety of accounts throughout the Bay Area and we’re continuing to grow so flexibility and hustle are required.

We’re looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Positive attitude

  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)

  • Enjoys building relationships

  • Strong work ethic

  • A passion for beer

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

 

Responsibilities:

  • Represent Pond Farm Brewing Co.’s mission to brew high quality beer, and positively impact our community.

  • Maintain and expand our current distribution of kegged and canned beer.

  • Achieve sales goals by adding new accounts and increasing sales with current accounts.

  • Schedule tastings and appointments with existing and prospective accounts to educate them about our current and upcoming beers.

  • Communicate in a friendly, professional, and clear manner with all existing and prospective accounts. 

  • Maintain clear communication and expectations with brewery production personnel and delivery driver (if applicable) about projections, allocations, and sales performance of each beer being distributed.

  • Deliver kegged and canned beer to accounts in our self-distribution area in a safe and timely manner.

  • Keep company vehicles (if applicable) clean and tidy as necessary, and report any required maintenance immediately.

  • Assist draft accounts with line cleaning and draft troubleshooting as necessary

  • Documentation: manage orders and account contact list, create sales invoices or communicate necessary information to management, track keg shells.

  • Update sell sheet and send out weekly sales email.

  • If account is overdue, collect payment upon delivery 

  • Communicate with accounts to ensure beers are represented, stored and served to our standards.

  • Pursue, schedule, and participate in festivals, community events, tastings, and tap takeovers.

  • Communicate with management about sales strategies, target markets, and marketing/branding opportunities.

  • Maintain public facing list of accounts

  • Miscellaneous duties related to the off-site sale of Pond Farm Brewing Co. beer as needed.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Self motivated, positive attitude, hard working

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Passion for craft beer and fundamental knowledge of beer styles

  • Able to work well with a team

  • Able to lift heavy objects safely and repeatedly, including 175 lb kegs

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application

  • Proficient in Google Sheets/Excel

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales experience (especially beer or other food/beverage)

  • Knowledge of local geography and beer businesses

  • Cicerone certification of any level
     

This position is part-time with possible growth to full-time. Compensation commensurate with experience. 

To apply: send an email with resume as an attachment to info@pondfarmbrewing.com 

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